– LTE: With more operators announcing roadmaps for LTE investments, ABI’s come out with some service forecasts: by 2015, LTE will generate $942 million in service revenue in the U.S., and $650 million in Western Europe. (via Cellular News)
— Motorola/Nokia (NYSE: NOK) Siemens Networks: A double-edge approval for NSN… The European Union has approved the purchase of Motorola’s wireless networking business in Europe by Nokia Siemens Networks, saying that Motorola’s network business had little presence in the EU and a combined entity would still face very heavy competition. (via Wireless Federation)
— Mobile youth: In Nielsen’s recent report about mobile youth around the world, it found that 83 percent of U.S. youths aged 16-24 used their phones for advanced data services (that is, services beyond basic text and voice). They were beaten only by youth in China at 84 percent. Among adults, 51 percent used advanced data in the U.S. which 47 percent of adults used it in China.